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    Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

    There is a great choice across various price ranges at Whyte’s sale of Important Irish Art at the RDS in Dublin on November 27.  There are eight variously estimated works by Basil Blackshaw and a Swiss scene by Sir John Lavery is, at 50,000-70,000, the most expensively estimated lot in the auction.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:A

    Arthur Armstrong RHA (1924-1996) STUDIO STILL LIFE (3,000-4,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,800 AT HAMMER

    Paul Henry – Mountainous landscape West of Ireland (50,000-60,000)  UPDATE:  THIS WAS UNSOLD

    Gerard Dillon (1916-1971) ITALIAN WITH FOWL, 1948 (50,000-70,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 48,000 AT HAMMER

    William John Leech RHA ROI (1881-1968) ST. GILES, HOLBORN, FROM CHARING CROSS ROAD, LONDON (9,000-12,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 10,000 AT HAMMER


    Friday, June 5th, 2015
    Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland - The Four Masters, De Burca Rare Books, Dublin 1990 (400-600).

    Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland – The Four Masters, De Burca Rare Books, Dublin 1990 (400-600).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 550

    The 220 lot Art and Literature online book auction at Morgan O’Driscoll runs until June 8 at 6.30 p.m.  It features rarities like John Lavery and his work by Walter Shaw Sparrow, published in 1912 and estimated at 30-50 and Sean Scully at Galerie Lelong Paris 1997 (eleven colour plates)(30-50), Jack B. Yeats, His Watercolours, Drawing and Pastels by Hilary Pyle 1993 (50-70) and a signed limited edition of The Burial at Thebes by Seamus Heaney (500-700).  An 1839 edition of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens is estimated  at 1,200-1,800 and a 1902 edition of The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle is estimated at  800-1,200.  The catalogue is online.